growing definition

  • verb:
    • Present participle of grow.
  • noun:
    • The activity of the verb to grow.
    • the sequence of activities mixed up in growth of an organism.
    • The progressive increment of animal or veggie figures; upsurge in volume, degree, quantity, value, etc.; augmentation; enhancement.
    • That which is continuing to grow; development.
    • (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of activities tangled up in an organism altering gradually from an easy to a more complex level
    • (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization through the molten condition
  • adjective:
    • That expands.
    • associated with growing
    • increasing in intensity of some quality.
    • increasing in dimensions or quantity.
    • increasing in proportions and readiness; -- of residing things normally healthier and never fully matured.
    • p. pr. of grow (meaning 3).
    • regarding or ideal for development
  • others:
    • Promoting or encouraging development, at the time of plants: as, growing climate.

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